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FACT - Friends of Alum Creek and Tributaries

FACT - Friends of Alum Creek and Tributaries

Volunteers working to preserve and protect the quality & beauty of the Alum Creek watershed and promote environmentally responsible recreation, educational opportunities, & citizen participation at many levels.

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Trees. How we love trees. Dozens of benefits; almost 100 common tree species in Ohio; and cool to look at. Do you love trees? Green Columbus has you covered with their free tree giveaway!

www.greencbus.org/freetrees2022
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Two weeks away! Join us for the Community Backyards workshop at the Parsons Library on Wednesday August 3 at 6pm presented by Jerry and Barbara from FACT - Friends of Alum Creek and Tributaries.

They will be talking about how you can be more environmentally friendly in your own backyard by using rain barrels, rain gardens, native plants, and composting - AKA backyard conservation.

City of Columbus and Franklin County residents can receive a voucher for a rebate for attending a Community Backyards workshop! Learn about backyard conservation AND get rebate money to help offset the cost!

Check it out: fb.me/e/1w1y4yFi6
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Due to the ongoing Agler Road Bridge over Alum Creek Improvement project, the Alum Creek Trail under the bridge will be closed beginning Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. for one day, weather permitting. ... See MoreSee Less

This morning we woke up to the first good rain we've had in several weeks. While it's definitely a welcome sight if you're a gardener, the "first flush" of stormwater over impervious surfaces picks up A LOT of pollutants, and can cause slick driving conditions and send pollution to waterways via the storm sewer system. You can learn more about the first flush, and what you can do at your home or business to help reduce water pollution, and the volume of the "first flush" at the link below!

extension.wsu.edu/water/article/first-flush/
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